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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
246 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HUNTINGTON County
Issued at 300 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          MOSUNNY   46  32  57 SW10      29.93F                  
VALPARAISO     FAIR      43  34  70 SW9       29.95S                  
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR      43  32  65 S8        29.95R                  
LAPORTE*       FAIR      39  32  77 SW7       29.95S                  
KNOX*          FAIR      39  32  75 S10       29.95F                  
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      39  31  72 SW14      29.96S                  
ELKHART*       SUNNY     41  30  65 SW8       29.95S                  
GOSHEN         FAIR      39  31  72 SW12      29.96F                  
MONTICELLO*    PTSUNNY   41  33  71 SW12      29.98R                  
LOGANSPORT*    FAIR      39  32  75 SW8       29.99S                  
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      43  34  70 SW8       29.97F                  
WARSAW*        FAIR      41  32  70 SW10      29.96F                  
AUBURN*        FAIR     N/A N/A N/A SW6       29.98R                  
FORT WAYNE     PTSUNNY   41  33  73 SW13      29.99R                  
HUNTINGTON*    FAIR      41  32  69 SW8       29.99S                  
PERU/GRISSOM   FAIR      42  36  80 SW10      29.98F                  
MARION*        FAIR      40  34  78 SW7       30.01S HAZE             

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300pm EST, Saturday January 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 46 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HUNTINGTON County,IN

1154 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018 /1054 AM CST Sat Jan 20 2018/

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

The combination of rain falling and snow melting over frozen ground
late Sunday through Monday may lead to flooding. Please see the
Hydrologic Outlook product issued by this office for more information.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not needed at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For HUNTINGTON County, IN
Issued at 242 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of drizzle. Areas of fog through the night. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Areas of drizzle in the morning, then areas of drizzle and chance of rain in the afternoon. Areas of fog through the day. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Areas of fog through midnight. Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY
Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Colder. Snow possibly mixed with rain. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of rain and snow 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    FEB       JAN-MAR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Saturday January 20, 2018 the 20th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.900000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 17:51 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EST Ends 18:20 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
JANUARY 20TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1937...
The wettest Inaugural Day of record with 1.77 inches of rain in 24 hours.
Temperatures were only in the 30s as Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworm in for
his second term. (David Ludlum)
Also...in 1937...A record crest on the Rough River was attained with a stage 
of 31.8 feet at Dundee. (NWS Louisville)
...1943...
Strange vertical antics took place in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
While the temperature at Deadwood was a frigid 16 degrees below zero, the
town of Lead, just a mile and a half away, but 600 feet higher in
elevation, reported a balmy 52 degree reading. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Rogers Pass MT plunged to 70 degrees below zero to
establish a new record for the continental U.S. (David Ludlum)
...1978...
A paralyzing "Nor'easter" produced a record 21 inches of snow at Boston, 15
to 20 inches in Rhode Island, and one to two feet of snow in Pennsylvania.
Winds along the coast of Connecticut gusted to 70 mph. (David Ludlum)
Also... Louisville's deepest snowcover: 19 inches. (NWS Louisville)
...1987...
Gale force winds lingered along the northern Atlantic coast in the wake of
a holiday weekend storm. High winds along the eastern slopes of the
Northern Rockies gusted to 67 mph at Livingston MT, and high winds in
southern California gusted to 70 mph near San Bernardino. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A storm in the Upper Midwest produced heavy snow and gale force winds. Up
to 27.5 inches of snow was reported along the Lake Superior shoreline of
Michigan, with 22 inches at Marquette. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
The temperature in the Washington D.C. area warmed into the lower 50s for
the Presidential Inauguration during the late morning hours, before gusty
northwest winds ushered in colder air that afternoon. (National Weather
Summary)
...1990...
While heavy thunderstorm rains drenched the Central Gulf Coast States, with
4.23 inches reported at Centreville AL in 24 hours, unseasonably warm
weather continued across Florida. Five cities in Florida reported record
high temperatures for the date. Tampa FL equalled their record high for
January of 85 degrees. (National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky